Animals Categories : Letter A

  • A South African Electric Fish

    The Electric eel is a South American electric fish. These famous freshwater predators get their name from the enormous electrical charge they can generate to stun prey and dissuade predators. Their bodies contain electric organs with about 6,000 specialized cells called electrocytes that store power like tiny batteries. When threatened…

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  • A colourful Aquatic Animal

    The Blue Parrot fish is a colourful aquatic animal that lives in coral, in its symbiotic relationship with its ecosystem. The coral provides it with protection, and the parrot fish consumes the coral’s excess algae. They are uniformly blue with a yellow spot on their heads that fades as they…

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  • Animals A-Z for kids

    If you want to know about the most animals We have the information, we have the details And we have the facts. We have several categories Like Inverteberates, Ambhibians, Mammals, Birds, Reptiles, Fish. Read more here https://www.animalsatozforkids.com/

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  • Africa’s grassy plains

    White rhinos live on Africa’s grassy plains, where they sometimes gather in groups of as many as a dozen individuals. Females reproduce only every two and a half to five years. Their single calf does not live on its own until it is about three years old. Read more here! https://www.animalsatozforkids.com/white-rhinoceros/

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  • A monkey with a strikingly colourful face

    Mandrill, A monkey with a strikingly colourful face, the mandrill is one of Africa’s most interesting mammals. They thrive in the jungle environments of central Africa, and mandrill populations range from Cameroon to the Democratic Republic of the Congo Read more on https://www.animalsatozforkids.com/mandrill-2/

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  • Aardvark

    The aardvark gets its name from a South African word meaning “earth pig.” Although the aardvark looks like a pig, especially with its body and snout, aardvarks actually share common ancestors with elephants and golden moles. Aardvarks live throughout much of sub-Saharan Africa. Aardvarks use their large front claws to…

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  • American bison

    Bison are the iconic image of the Great Plains and the Old West. They are massive, shaggy beasts and the heaviest land animals in North America. Despite their hefty size, bison are quick on their feet. When the need arises they can run at speeds up to 40 miles (65…

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  • Atlantic horseshoe crab

    Atlantic horseshoe crabs may appear alien, but their history as earthlings is pretty impressive. They’ve been around for 450 million years, predating the dinosaurs by more than 200 million years. They live on the Atlantic coast of North America, from Maine to down and around the Florida coast to Alabama and…

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  • American Bullfrog

    The American bullfrog is a semi-aquatic frog, primarily know for the loud call sounds it makes. The baritone call of the bullfrog is so deep and resonant, it resembles the mooing of a cow, hence its name. Only males emit this trademark "jug-o-rum" bellow, and their choruses can be heard…

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  • Alpine Ibex

    The Alpine ibex goes by a few different names, including bouquetin, steinbock, or simply ibex. A type of wild goat, these majestic and hearty creatures are known for their long and intimidating horns—but these horns only grow so long among the males of the species. As the name suggests, alpine…

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  • Axolotl- Blog

    Hey guys, be sure to check out our NEW article on the AXOLOTL: The axolotl, sometimes called the Mexican walking fish, is a type of salamander native to two lakes in the vicinity of Mexico City. What makes the axolotl especially unique among amphibians is that it is neotenic. This…

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  • Axolotl

    The axolotl, sometimes called the Mexican walking fish, is a type of salamander native to two lakes in the vicinity of Mexico City. What makes the axolotl especially unique among amphibians is that it is neotenic. This means that, unlike other salamanders, the axolotl remains in a kind of larval…

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  • African elephant

    The African elephant is a genus comprising two living elephant species, the African bush elephant and the smaller African forest elephant. The African bush elephant is the largest known land mammal on Earth, with male African bush elephants reaching up to 3.5 metres in height and the females being slightly…

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  • American copperhead

    The American copperhead is a species of venomous pit viper snakes that is endemic to eastern North America. Copperheads get their name, unsurprisingly, from their bronze-hued heads. These large snakes, found through the southern and eastern United States, have bodies that range from tan to copper to gray, with characteristic…

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  • Aye-aye

    The Aye-aye is a species of of lemur found only in Madagascar. These rare animals may not look like primates at first glance, but they are related to chimpanzees, apes, and humans. Aye-ayes are dark brown or black and are distinguished by a bushy tail that is larger than their…

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  • Arctic Wolf

    The Arctic Wolf, (Canis lupus arctos) also known as the White Wolf or Polar Wolf, is a subspecies of Grey Wolf native to Canada's Queen Elizabeth Islands, from Melville Island to Ellesmere Island. It is a medium-sized subspecies, distinguished from the northwestern wolf by its smaller size, its whiter coloration,…

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  • Anteater

    Anteater is a common name for the four extant and toothless mammal species commonly known for eating Ants and Termites. Together with the Sloths, they are within the order Pilosa. They are found in tropical savannas and forests from southern Mexico to Paraguay and northern Argentina. They have long tails,…

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